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Old 07-16-2017, 05:56 AM
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What alternative universe do you live in?

Everyone knows Aussies have the most poisonous, deadliest and nastiest everything on the planet. Even our butterflies can kill you.

On a scale of 1 to 10 with Sharks being a 1, drop bears being a 5 and funnelweb spiders an 8 the Aussie proxy racers come in at 10.5

Be afraid, be very afraid.
Good one....spiders is one thing holding me back from visiting Australia. 2013 when I was choosing were to set my feet Australia was one of choices but we made our choice and set in Alberta so we can camp with bears and ride moose . Winter last for 7 months and then only summer. Have temp coming from -30 C to +20C in two days with lowest this winter -44C. Use a winter grease to your cars haha
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Old 07-16-2017, 10:24 PM
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I'll take the #10 for my entry....

Dariusz you need to move to BC....sounds bad up there
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Old 07-17-2017, 05:12 AM
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You've got moose, we've got meter maids who go around making sure your parking meter doesn't run out.

This was taken back in 1982 before they started wearing skimpy swimwear.



You decided against this and went to Alberta.
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Old 07-17-2017, 08:56 AM
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1982?..... one of them could be my mum.....lol...
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Old 07-18-2017, 04:18 AM
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And that's their winter uniform.
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Old 07-23-2017, 06:59 PM
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Is the BMW M3 GTR body allowed?

Thanks
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Old 07-23-2017, 07:03 PM
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Yup.

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Approved List: (It’s an old list, let me know what needs to be added)

Alfa 156 GTA
Alfa 155
Audi A4 DTM
Audi TT DTM
BMW 3 or 4 Series
Fiat Punto
Ford Focus
Ford Falcon
Holden Commodore
Honda Accord
Honda Civic Type-R
Hyundai Accent
Mercedes C-class DTM
Mercedes CLK DTM
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
Opel Astra
Opel Vectra
Opel V8 DTM Coupe
Opel Calibra
Peugeot 406 Coupe and silhouette
Renault Clio
Renault Megane
SEAT Leon
Subaru Imprezza WRX STI
Volvo S60R
VW Passat
Cool choice!
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Old 07-23-2017, 07:50 PM
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Nice I was not sure if that is the 320i only...thanks, I still have not tested my Alfa the garage has been waaay too hot so I'm looking at all the other cars I have in my shelves.

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Old 07-24-2017, 05:00 AM
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It's been a really cold winter down here with temps hitting -8 a few times. That might not sound so bad for you Canadeeans but we're not used to sights like this.



Who knew water could become solid outside a refridgerator?
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Old 07-29-2017, 04:54 PM
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A couple of questions that may be obvious, but I'd rather know for sure before the long trip to the first race.

Is there a minimum or maximum width for the rear wheels/tires?

Can the rear tires be glued and trued?

Assuming the front tired can be glued and trued? Also assuming they cannot be coated (CA, nail polish, etc)?

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Is there a minimum or maximum width for the rear wheels/tires?
Good question! The only part of the rules that seems related is this: "Max width 68mm".
Probably there oughta be a rule about the tires fitting under the body too, also.

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Can the rear tires be glued and trued?
I'll sure as heck be doing that with mine! Must remember to send some chocolate along in the package ...

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Assuming the front tired can be glued and trued? Also assuming they cannot be coated (CA, nail polish, etc)?
I would assume the gluing and truing is OK. Nail polish should be fine so long as it's the right colour ...
"Tires must appear to be black. Clear finish may be applied to front tire tread area."
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Old 07-30-2017, 08:20 PM
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Good question! The only part of the rules that seems related is this: "Max width 68mm".
Probably there oughta be a rule about the tires fitting under the body too, also
There is a rule.

2.1: Tires may not project beyond the body when the car is at rest on a level track, as viewed from directly above.

Wheels/tyres can be any width as long as they comply with the above rule. I strongly recommend gluing and truing the tyres. CA, nail polish or anything else to harden the front wheels is allowed.

Pretty much anything is allowed except cheating. And silicone tyres. And Group 5 bodies.

Cheers

Paul

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Old 07-30-2017, 10:41 PM
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Urethanes tires works good for Canadians tracks
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Old 07-31-2017, 01:42 AM
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Thanks for that Radarek. What I expected. Will be interesting to see how Rubber and Urethane tyres go as they appear to be recommending NSR rubber or Urethane for Aussie legs. Tyres of course cannot be changed.

Still looking forward to some more USA track pictures.

Re Sports Racers comments about width. I cannot think of any touring car that would be as wide as 68mm = 2.176metres or 7.25 feet. I note Group 5 cars are not allowed. Even my NSR Aston Martin (a fairly wide car at wheels/tyres) is only about 62.5mm. Body is about 63.5mm so that is probably a good benchmark. I must check to see how wide the Mosler is.

With all my Scaly Aussie V8s including the one for this event I have had to narrow down the front axle width.

Hope everybody's building is going well. I have now decided to build my interior insitu so that is proceeding slowly. Very difficult to get any interior pictures particularly for 2002.

Regards Chas Le Breton (charlesx)

PS. NSR Mosler, BWW Z4, Corvette and a couple of the saloon cars are 64mm. Only the AUDI LMP was more at 66mm. I think the Slot-it Alpha is only about 59mm.

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Old 07-31-2017, 04:12 AM
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Max width was based on my Spirit Peugeot 406 Silhouette + a few mm just in case there was anything out there that someone wanted to race.

Slot.it F22 tyres work best on the 4 Canberra tracks, not sure how they will go on the other tracks in Sydney, Canada and US. MJK's (urethane) work pretty good too if the car is set up for them. NSR Supertyres don't grip and I've still got to try NSR Ultras.

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